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jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. the brother of actress mia farrow is being held on an $800,000 bond. police in anne arundel county arrested john charles villiers-farrow today. they say two men came forward in august saying he sexually abused them when they were just 9 years old. the allegations refer to a time period between 2000 and 2008. derrick ward is following this story this afternoon and will have the latest developments tonight on news4 at 5:00. unprecedented penalty, bp has agreed to pay a record u.s. fine for the massive oil spill down in the gulf of mexico in a settlement with the justice department. they'll pay $4.5 billion and plead guilty to 14 criminal charges. the government also charged two top bp officers with manslaughter in connection with the 11 people who died onboard the deep water horizon two years ago. jay gray explains why bp could
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still face more charges. >> reporter: the oil spread for miles after the collapse of the deepwater horizon well, choking away wildlife and crippling communities all along the gulf coast. and today, more than two years after the disaster, we learn the punishment is far-reaching as well. >> this marks both the largest single criminal find, more than $1.25 billion, and the largest total criminal resolution, $4 billion, in the history of the united states. >> reporter: as part of an agreement announced this afternoon in new orleans, bp will plead guilty to 14 felony charges for its role in the worst oil spill in u.s. history. among the most serious, 11 counts of misconduct or neglect that led to the deaths of 11 crew members the night of the fiery blast and well collapse that triggered the spill. >> make no mistake, while the company is guilty, individuals committed these crimes.
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>> reporter: additional charges include obstruction of justice for lying to congress about the amount of oil that poured out of the well for months, closing beaches and keeping shrimpers, fishermen och the water and out of work. >> to know they were lying, and our livelihoods were in jeopardy. that's a crime in itself. >> reporter: in a written statement, bp respond the to the agreement saying in part, we apologize for our role in the accident and as the resolution further reflects we've accepted responsibility for our actions. actions that still have a ripple effect in the water and in the lives of so many along the gulf coast. jay gray, nbc news, new orleans. right now, closing arguments are under way in the murder trial of former bowie state student alexis simpson. we saw simpson walking into court this morning in upper marlboro. she testified today she did not mean to kill her roommate,
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dominique frazier, last year. simpson crying for most of her testimony today, said she was trying to scare frazier with a knife. and that she was swinging it blindly when it hit frazier in the neck. prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins has been in the courtroom today. she'll have a live update on news4 at 5:00. new details coming out about an fbi raid in district heights. an 18-year-old college student was hit by shrapnel after the s.w.a.t. team entered a home this morning. jackie bensen is live on the scene where she talked to someone inside the house about what went down. jackie? >> reporter: well, jim, you can see hours after this happened, fbi agents are still on the scene here in district heights. i spoke to the homeowner earlier, and he said he and his family were sleeping when a full fbi s.w.a.t. team burst through the door about 6:00 a.m. he said everyone woke up and instinctively ran toward the
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front door. his 18-year-old daughter reached the top of the short landing and when she did, he heard an agent yell, she's got a gun. >> she's standing there with no clothes on, practically no clothes on with nothing in her hand, and they're shooting these big ar-15s at her. you know, and almost hit her. i told her to run back in the room. i said go back in the room and stay there. nobody's in handcuffs, nobody got led away in handcuffs, so what's the purpose of the search warrant. obviously you didn't find anything. >> reporter: mr. hughley told us emphatically that his daughter did not have a gun. he does not know the subject of the search warrant. what the officers were looking for. the s.w.a.t. team was from the baltimore fbi field office. a spokesman from there only said, quote, that the agent felt threatened by the teenager. and here's what we're short on answers at this point. the search warrant originated from the washington field office of the fbi. they will tell us only that it
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was a criminal warrant. they will not tell us what it was for. when we get more information on this, we'll bring it to you. reporting live in district heights, jackie bensen, news4. take a close look at the people in this video. d.c. police are calling them persons of interest in a deadly shooting. two people were suffering from gunshot wounds back in september. a couple of blocks from the d.c. border with prince george's county. both victims went to the hospital, one died. there is a $25,000 reward in this case. there is anger on capitol hill today. there was during an open hearing into the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in ben gausy. but there were also closed hearings where the cia shared classified information with lawmakers. steve handelsman is on capitol hill this afternoon. steve, what did they learn? >> reporter: pat, thanks, good evening. according to one democrat, who attended one of those two closed-door sessions here up on the hill, the cia threw a
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politically important lifeline to obama, u.n. ambassador dr. susan rice. but the overall issue remains highly political, highly partisan. even personal. libya's become a battle between president obama and republican senator john mccain, who insisted again today the administration knew quickly that al qaeda had attacked. >> and for the president of the united states, for two weeks afterwards, to deny that that was the case, is either a cover-up or it is incompetence. >> reporter: susan rice denied it, infuriating republicans. acting cia director mike morerel on the hill today briefed some lawmakers on libya. one, a democrat said the account backed rice, that u.s. intelligence did give her the incorrect account that she passed on. >> that this was a spontaneous protest that involved something militant. that was the best information. they said they had at the time.
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>> reporter: there had been earlier attacks in benghazi. house republicans hammered the administration reaction. >> the people back here in washington continue to deny additional security. and they continued to do away with security that was already there. >> reporter: democrats pushed back. >> to lay this at the doorstep of the president or the secretary of state or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing to resist to the teeth. >> reporter: a fight over a tragedy that could be calmed by david petraeus, who as cia director went to benghazi to investigate and will testify to congress tomorrow. petraeus may have quit in disgrace when he admitted to adultery, but his believability on national security, both sides up here are more likely than when anybody else testifies to believe the petraeus report of
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what happened in libya. live from the hill, i'm steve handelsman, news4. >> thanks, steve. the house freshmen office lottery is set for november 30th. that's when newly elected lawmakers learn the cold hard facts of what it means to be the most junior members of congress. at least in terms of office space. this morning, though, there were big smiles as they posed for the freshmen class photo on the steps of the capitol. in coming weeks, the new members will be hiring staff and vying for the committee assignments that will set the agenda for their first terms. they'll take the oath of office in january. well, taking a live look outside right now. another cold day with lots of clouds over us. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson will tell us how much longer we'll have december in november. how about it. >> that's right, jim and pat. you almost knew it was going to be cold today, right? you watched our forecast yesterday. but yeah, this is day 15 of
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november. another gray day for sure across the area. feels like december out there. look at the numbers right now, franconia, tysons corner 47 degrees. folks over in bowie at 46 right now. leesburg, too. and 49 degrees currently in anacostia. not a drop to be found, but look at these clouds. stepsive clouds covering our area. they are blowoff from an area of low pressure moving through north carolina where they've had a lot of rain. the area of low pressure, it will move off the coast. we'll stick with the mostly cloudy sky here for your evening. 9:00 p.m., 45 degrees. 43 by 11:00 p.m. on your fast forecast, how long will the cloudy patterns stick around and we've got dry showers to talk about for the weekend. say what? dry showers, i'll explain in a few minutes. >> thanks, veronica. more problems today for the u.s. postal service. the agency reported another year of record losses in the billions of dollars. keith russell is live in the newsroom for us.
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the postal service is still looking for help from capitol hill. >> yes they are, jim, yes, they are. we heard the talk about the fiscal cliff. the postal service said it's still looking for a stamp of approval on financial relief from congress. the numbers they're reporting in losses are staggering. the postal service is reporting a record loss of almost $15 billion last fiscal year. just last year, the post office was forced for the first time to default on $1 is billion in payments to avoid bankruptcy. the postmaster general said the business can't keep operating if these huge losses continue. the mail agency has been urging congress to cut back letter delivery to five days a week and reduce annual payments for the health benefits of future retirees. if that does not happen, the postal service says billions more will be lost. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. thanks, keith. coming up, why lawmakers say a man's confession to killing a
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6-year-old boy doesn't mean he actually did it. thieves stealing your information through your personal photographs. a warning today about a new type of security risk. and some call it the most scathing restaurant review ever. h george joins us with hollywood headlines when we
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a big bite of a new restaurant. and lindsay lohan's family gets a little bigger. >> georgia is here with us today. so, georgia, guy has a hit tv show. we recognize his spiked platinum hair. well, his restaurant in times square, the new one, got a scathing review. what's been his reaction to it? >> well, he's saying he thinks that the reviewer is trying to get attention. but i think this reviewer has really done a disservice to himself. because what does everybody want to do? they want to go to the restaurant to see if it was that bad. i thought it was funny, because he said stuff like what's that blue drink that looks like
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nuclear waste? what's in the margarita, the watermelon margarita that tastes like formaldehyde? so i want to check it out. the thing is, the reviewer has gone there four times and the restaurant has only been open two months, and that's kind of not really what they do. he thinks this guy wants attention and he got it. >> mission accomplished. people everywhere use the internet to listen to their favorite music. now a lot of those new musicians, the top artists are panning pandora. why? >> rihanna, britney spears, katy perry, they like that their fans can hear their music. but they want royalties. pandora wants to get congress to say they don't have to pay them royalties. they said, why do you think we're gazillion airs? that's how you make your money. everybody's upset with pandora.
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they like that the fans like their music, but they also want the royalties. all these musicians that signed a letter for billboard.com, there will be an ad on billboard saying, you know what, we want our cash. >> ice cube planning a fourth installment of his cult classic the friday movie franchise. he wants to bring back some of the original co-stars. >> like chris tucker. chris tucker was an unknown actor, of course, he went on to do rush hour. but nobody knew who rush hour was really before the first friday came out and he created this character smoky which was hilarious and crazy. he's already written a part for chris tucker, but chris tucker's not wanting to do them, or hasn't wanted to do them in the past. the second or third friday. but i know chris tucker had some kind of a foreclosure issue last year and needs the cash these days. i think he should come back and revive the role. >> do it. >> yeah. >> why not.
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>> his first movie, why not. >> lindsay's not directly involved this time. >> i'm getting where lindsay gets this whole thing, from her dad. this woman is trying to get her dad pay child support. she's been telling him this for 17 years. he's refused to do a dna test. he just did one on a tv show and the results are, in my maury povich choice, you are the father. yeah, this 17-year-old girl, and the crazy thing is, during the show when think announce the results, she said, no. there's some stuff going on there. but he basically lied about it for 17 years and refused to support her for 17 years. she's like, no. >> so lindsay has a sister. >> a half-sister, yeah. i can imagine what that child support is going to be, for 17 years not paying it. >> we know donald trump and rosie o'donnell have an ongoing
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feud. now, cher is getting in on this. >> nothing like a good twitter fight. i just love it. so there's an online petition, like half of people already already signed on to take donald trump's products out. cher got online and said, i can't believe it. he lies like a rug, basically like on his head. he tweeted back to cher, it's my hair, it's not a rug. i haven't said anything about the massive surgery you had that didn't work. cher kind of recanted what she said, kind of. she said, you know what, i shouldn't have said that about his hair, but he is a scum bag. >> it's your hair, but -- >> yeah, basically. >> all right. >> they're destined to be great friends. >> we got the word of the day, the phrase of the day, you can't win. 7:35 a.m., listen to the rest of our morning show. >> should we ask? >> no, but it's coming.
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>> have a great week. >> thanks, georgia. >> y'all too. let's get the word on the weather. we've got a friday heading our way tomorrow. >> what's better than some cold air than to put us in the mood, right? a festive mood. a lot of folks starting to do their holiday shopping already. out there today, a gray sky. the air chilly after a cold start. and boy, oh boy, folks, i'll tell you what in terms of what we're going to be seeing. i'll back out of the way here, and we'll talk about that storm system that is down to the south, because it is bringing some rain for us. just the blowoff clouds from the storm system. the area of low pressure down there. that is making its way northward. areas around raleigh, north carolina, southern pines, fayetteville, north carolina, seeing anywhere from 3/4 to an inch of rain. we'll see a continue of the northeasterly wind. and we'll be seeing some clouds around our area, too, from time to time, probably through monday
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and even tuesday. this system moves off the coast. there's another little low that's going to form right near the shore. we're at 49 degrees right now reagan national airport. northeast wind at 8 miles per hour. we'll have to wait a week before we see our afternoon temperature back up to 60 degrees. cloud cover out there right now, we could see 45 degrees to the north. frederick, maryland, 43 in martinsburg, west virginia. 48 in culpepper, virginia. 51 in frederick. nobody seeing any big warm temperatures across the area, and even south where they're getting that rain. it's been cool there as well. by tomorrow morning, we're going to start to see a little bit of clearing. clouds here for the evening. tomorrow morning, partly cloudy. and we could be seeing some sunshine, a mostly sunny sky west of d.c. tomorrow. we start out at 36. 38 degrees just as cold as it's been over the last couple of mornings. 51 in charleston, west virginia, where they're seeing a little
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bit of clearing sky, and 65 in bristol, tennessee, right now. for us, we remain with high pressure to the north. there's the clouds coming up from the south. a little bit of sunshine coming our way tomorrow especially during the latter part of the day and especially west of d.c. areas around the blue ridge and some of the high spots. and then for saturday, the meteor showers, those will be peaking, those are the dry showers that i talked about. going to have more on that coming up at 4:45. but peak showers with about ten per hour. we've got high clouds on tap here for your evening hours. 38 to 45, and still cool. tomorrow morning, we're partly cloudy, again chilly, then a little bit of sunshine comes our way tomorrow. not a lot, but at least it's going to be a little more than what we had today. 46 to 51 degrees for a high temperature. here's a look at your four-day forecast. cool one for friday, saturday, sunday. we even pick up a little wind, too. that coastal storm not going to bring us the rain on monday. but monday is looking like we'll
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still have a little bit of wind around. with a northeast wind, morning drizzle and the misty, dampy, humid conditions that you can have during late november that still gives you a chill. at least we're not seeing a big storm though. >> good. >> thanks, veronica. the computer glitch that left travelers around the country stranded. i can see what everyone's been talking about. >> and "twilight" fans, get ready, the last installment of the saga hits theaters tonight. there's a big surprise ending that even people who have read the books won't know about.
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maybe a tad slower. >> "twilight" fans have been waiting to see bella with her new powers as a vampire. the fifth and final installment of the vampire fantasy mega franchise releases tonight and opens everywhere on friday. some theaters are holding 10:00 p.m. screenings of breaking dawn part two. the "twilight" franchise has earned more than $2 billion worldwide. >> wow. and more to come for sure, as mark varger reports, fans of this supernatural romance series are awaiting the final film with both anticipation and some dread. >> it's kind of giving me a whiplash. >> reporter: kristen stewart was
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just 18 when the saga started four years ago. >> it's crazy for me to watch that. >> reporter: "twilight" films became enough to cause fans to camp out a week ahead of the series finale. >> especially to keep this level of intensity. it's crazy. >> reporter: fanning the flames of that passion, a story that started as a series of best-selling books. >> people just seemed to love this whole kind of timeless love, eternal love theme. >> reporter: the fans were there even when they made other movies. >> expecting edwards and just thoroughly disappointed. >> reporter: but that's not expected to be the case with the breaking dawn part two. >> you're living in full-blown
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"twilight" vampire world now. there's nothing holding you down anymore. >> reporter: and the ending with the surprise, even for fans of the books. >> it's a very big departure between the last book and the last movie. so what will the fans think? we'll have to wait and see. >> reporter: the twi-hards render their verdicts starting tonight. >> so you can just hear weeks of spoiler alerts if this ending is as big as they say. >> it sounds big. coming up, a man confesses to killing the first missing boy ever to have his face on a milk carton. why the suspect lawyer said his client is still innocent. the moment a boy scored a touchdown on the football field even while in a wheelchair.
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welcome back to news4 at 4:00. i'm pat lawson muse. >> and i'm jim handly. at 4:30 right now, the brother of hollywood star mia farrow is behind bars today accused of sexually abusing two boys. police arrested john villiers-farrow this morning in anne arundel county. two men came forward claiming farrow abused them when they were younger. their allegations stem from 2000 and 2008. oil company bp has agreed to
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pay $4.5 billion in connection with the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. in a settlement with the department of justice, the company will plead guilty to 14 criminal charges. two top bp officers will also face manslaughter charges in connection with the 11 people who died onboard the oil rig two years ago. david petraeus is expected to bring some clarity to capitol hill tomorrow when he testifies about his investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he's expected to appear before two closed committee hearings, the same committees heard classified information today. he was the first missing child ever to have his picture placed on a milk carton. now 33 years later a major milestone in the etan patz investigation. >> keith russell joins us live in the newsroom to tell us about the man now charged with the boy's murder. keith? >> pat and jim, etam patz was 6
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years old. today a 51-year-old new jersey man, pedro hernandez, was formally charged with kidnapping and murder in the case. hernandez was arrested back in may and admitted to killing patz. but his attorney said he's mentally ill and his testimony can't be trusted. his family remained dedicated to the case never moving from their new york city home. hernandez was a teenager when patz disappeared. in his confession, he claimed he lured the boy into a basement, strangled him, and put his body in a trash bag. hernandez only had a short appearance in court today. he won't get to enter a plea until next month. but his attorney said he's been diagnosed as schizophrenic. for now, hernandez will be held without bail. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. we want to turn to the
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weather now. a lot of clouds today. will we see some sun by week's end? >> how about that, veronica? >> maybe a teeny bit, at least as we get through the day tomorrow. a little bit more and more and more. today cloudy, it didn't matter where you were, maryland, d.c., virginia. our sky overcast, that's what we've got right now. you can see the washington monument in the distance. look at the temperatures. definitely cool. we've been running way cool, only four days this month as our testimony above average or average. 45 degrees right now in germantown. mclain coming in at 46 degrees. the overnight temperatures are going to be dropping off again. but skies will be gradually clearing as this area of low pressure moves to the north and east. we'll drop down to the low and upper 30s overnight. when i come back we'll look at your redskins forecast for the weekend and look beyond to travel for next week. today president obama is getting an up-close look at the devastation caused by superstorm
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sandy in new york city. thousands there are still without electricity. many people across the northeast are now seeking jobless benefits because of sandy pushing unemployment claims to their highest level in 18 months. and new york alone still plans to seek $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild. as nbc's danielle lee reports, the president is promising to come up with a game plan to help hard-hit communities recover. >> reporter: first from the sky, and then on the ground. president obama saw firsthand the new york communities still in ruins. >> we are going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that's fema's primary task. >> reporter: on staten island, the president offered new hope to people like diana rivera, now homeless. >> heart break. shut heart break. we had a nice house and family here, and we were happy here. and it's gone. >> reporter: the new york
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attorney general has opened an investigation into two utility companies, as nearly 3,000 people have no power more than two weeks after the storm. >> very hard. are. >> reporter: dozens of emergency volunteers are trying to help people like barbara. they've handed out millions of meals and warm clothing. today the president thanked them for their efforts. >> having young people like you guys who are involved like this makes a difference. >> reporter: in queens this morning, principal anthony russo rang in a bit of normalcy, welcoming his students for the first time since the storm. >> it feels wonderful to be open. >> reporter: a luxury considering not far away, dozens of schools are still closed. and streets still littered with debris. >> we are tough and we are resilient, and we will overcome and we will be the better for it. >> reporter: entire communities tired, but not giving up. danielle lee, nbc news. united airlines has fixed a computer glitch that led to delays for thousands of
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passengers. it involved about 200 u.s. flights and lasted for a couple of hours this morning. it prevented dispatchers from sending flight information to about half of the united's main line flights. it's the third time this has happened since june. the problems for united started back in march, when the company switched its passenger information computer system to the one used by continental. the two airlines merged two years ago. an oklahoma boy battling a debilitating disease learned a lesson about dreams coming true. his name is jason smith. he's 9 years old, and he has muscular distrophy, uses a wheelchair to get around. jason loves football. he's usually on the sidelines watching his twin brother play on the team their dad coaches. well, at night jason said his dreams of running a touch down came true last thursday. his dad decided to put him on the field. they passed the ball to him.
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and a teammate pushed jason all the way down that field. >> we were going pretty fast. >> just to see that big smile on his face like that, that was a great feeling for me. >> it was very surprising. >> reporter: jason's dad said he decided to put his son in the game because the other team had such a large lead, a win was out of reach. afterwards both teams gathered around jason cheering and high fiving him. >> that was a touchdown. yeah. still ahead, a warning about a new scam. how thieves are trying to make money off your personal photos posted on the internet. and the woman demanding some answers today after a doctor operated on her foot and left a piece of equipment in it.
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time to make you hungry. time to check out today's daily deal. >> we're ready. first up on groupon, over half on italian cuisine near mcpherson square. tuscana west features handmade pasta, and hearty italian entrees in an open-air kitchen. more than 500 hungry people have grabbed that deal so far. >> basketball fans, on living social, discount tickets to see the georgetown hoyas men's basketball team, pay $12 and get a 400 level ticket to get the
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hoyas take on the university of tennessee november 30th. that ticket would normally cost you $25. you also have the option to pay $30 and get one club level ticket that would normally cost you $60. playing the volunteers. hellie's already got his tickets i'm sure. >> we're sure about that. >> yeah. >> coming up, an eye on crime. the high-tech glasses that could be the next trend in law enforcement. and veronica, what else is in store for weather? >> cloudy and cool today. but looking at our forecast for the eagles/redskins game, and a look beyond. travel for monday.
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a lot of folks are going to be stargazing. they need to be able to see the stars, though. >> we've got a lot going on this weekend. i promised you everything from the meteor forecasts, and redskins and travel for monday. so i better deliver. let's head to the weather wall. first, outside, we've got clouds yet again. take a look at the next couple of days, at least the next four appears as though it will be saturday with mostly sunny skies. 49 is our temperature right now under the cloud cover. 34 degrees, dew point
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temperature. we drop to 43 by 11:00 p.m. mostly cloudy here. another cold start tomorrow as we start out in the low 30s to upper 30s. about 36, 37 degrees in d.c. as clouds start to part. so i think by early tomorrow morning, we'll be moving into a partly cloudy sky. high temperature tomorrow of 54 degrees from culpepper to manassas. annapolis getting up to 52. 52 degrees, too, for a high temperature tomorrow in pax river. so let's talk about the leonid meteor showers. temperatures will start out in the upper 20s to low 30s early saturday morning. that's when we're expecting peak after midnight, and well before the sun comes up. so face east and look straight up. on the average we should see about ten meteors per hour. these meteors originating from the temple tuttle comet. we've got another peak coming
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up, too, on tuesday morning where we could see 15 per hour. eagles forecast, redskins, yeah, low 50s. this is sunday. 1:00 p.m. cloud and sunshine with a cool but nice condition. then that monday travel, no coastal storm, but we could have drizzle around the area. drizzly, damp early part of the day with a little afternoon sunshine. your high on monday, again, 52 degrees. as we look toward the extended period, not until next week this time will we see a high temperature of about 60 degrees. so kind of cloudy at times. most of your sun coming saturday right now. >> all right. we're loving that turkey day, veronica. a new warning about an emerging cyber scam known as photo fishing. it allows thieves to make money from your personal photos. as nbc's bob hansen reports now, crooks may be phishing for your pics right now. >> reporter: it doesn't matter who you are, to an identity thief you are just another
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digital pocket to pick. >> they're looking for any kind of information that they can monetize, turn into money. >> reporter: and security expert steven cobb said scammers will try anything. and in the near future, that could include your personal online photos. >> we don't know what they're trying to do with those images, but it's an indication, i think, of where future attacks may be coming. >> reporter: but why photos? could our digital pictures be valuable to a crook? >> i think they're looking for an easy way to make money. >> that's scary. i wouldn't like that at all. >> reporter: but it is possible that hidden software has already been created to do it. >> it's going through the hard drives on your computer, and looking for image files, and then uploading them to a remote site. >> reporter: steven cobb said in the future, scammers could be looking for financial information in your photos, pictures of checks or receipts.
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but the real prize could be private pictures that could land on very public porn sites. >> you could be seeing the first stage of an attempt to go out there and siphon in pictures, process them in some automated way to find out which ones are salacious, and use those for content in adult sites. >> there are private si issues and i feel like a lot of people don't take that into account. >> you may say that you don't put photos on your computer so you're fine. realize, the cell phone you're using to take those photos, it's a mini computer. >> both that computer and that phone are going to be the target of bad guys looking for salacious pictures. >> it's common sense. don't be stupid. >> reporter: that's why it's critical to run security software to protect your computer from viruses and thieves. so our experts now say not to post your photos online, to stay clear of things like instagram and facebook. >> i'm saying think before you shoot. >> i like that. think before you shoot.
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cyber experts say photo phishing could become more prevalent in the year to come. they also say pictures embedded with meta data can include where you were when that picture was taken. and you should check your camera and software now to make sure that kind of information is not available to prying eyes. so don't be stupid, as that guy said. >> you've always got to try to stay a step ahead of the bad guys. it gets exhausting. the high-tech glasses that are helping police keep their eyes on crime. coming up on news4 at 5:00, the express lanes are back to open in virginia. but what about in maryland. new video of the possible suspect involved in a shootout near the white house. tonight at 6:00, bakeries being put on notice. the latest on the hostess strike that's going down to the wire.
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investigators are nearing the end of their work at the scene of a deadly explosion, but they don't know when they'll zero in on the cause of the blast. two people died in the explosion in indianapolis last saturday. dozens of homes are damaged or destroyed. the woman who lived in the house of the blast site was out of town when it happened. she said she had problems with her gas furnace. they're described as the future of police work. camera glasses are growing in
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popularity. unlike the dash cams mounted on cruisers, these tiny cameras are attached to the side of an officer's eyeglasses. so the camera sees what the officer sees. police in salt lake city are using them. now they don't come cheap. camera glasses cost about $1,000 apiece. there's also the cost of storing all that footage that they'll be able to shoot. so it's unclear if their use will ever be widespread. next, the woman who claims a doctor performed surgery on her foot and left a piece of equipment inside. for all your news, follow news4 online, just search nbc washington on facebook and twitter.
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right now, a montgomery hospital is emphasizing its standards after a woman claimed the doctor left a piece of an instrument in her foot following surgery. as news4's shomari stone reports, the woman is now unable to work or walk. >> reporter: she scoots around her house in rockville. >> this experience has got to be the most painful i've ever had. >> reporter: she said nine months ago a doctor operated on her foot to remove a bunion, but left something else behind. >> all i wanted him to do is take off my bunion, and when i came out of surgery, i was in
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excruciating pain. >> reporter: her foot was red, swoolen, she had no clue a broken drill bit was still inside it. >> i kept telling him after surgery that it hurt. and this was not a normal pain. >> reporter: she tried to go back to a normal life, but couldn't. she went back to the hospital a week later and claims the doctor did not do an x-ray. he sent her home. three months later, still in pain, she went back to the hospital. a second doctor ordered an x-ray, and found the drill bit. >> i was scared to death. because i knew i had had this in my foot for three months. >> reporter: the new doctor removed the metal and the bunion. she plans on suing the first doctor and med star montgomery sdmr for medical malpractice. she hasn't worked in nine months. >> they've been ignoring me and they haven't returned any phone calls. >> reporter: she made headlines when she got in a legal battle over the custody of her pet monkey. shomari stone, news4. now, today, the hospital
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released a statement reading in part, quote, when we first learned of the unfortunate circumstance affecting a patient's surgical procedure, we immediately began to address the situation. med star montgomery medical center has always maintained a rigorous quality assurance review process to ensure a uniform practice pattern set at the highest of standards of care. unquote. right now, at 5:00, the procedure of brother of actress mia farrow accused of sexual abuse charges. the tearful testimony next. celebrity chef new restaurant is blasted in a "new york times" review. tonight tom gives his take on this scathing summary, and whether or not it was fair. good evening. i'm wendy rieger. >> i'm jim handly. tonight at 5:00, mia farrow, a hollywood legend, and her brother who lives locally, is now accused of child sex abuse.
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>> detectives arrested john charms villiers-farrow yesterday after two men came forward in august claiming that farrow abused them years ago. police say the alleged incidents occurred at farrow's home in edgewater, which is just outside of annapolis. derrick ward joins us live with more on the accusations. >> reporter: well, he faces some very, very serious charges. they include two counts of perverted practices. two counts of sex abuse of a minor. and two counts of second-degree assault. disturbing claims from two male victims now in their 20s. they say they were abused multiple times between 2000 and 2008 while both were adolescents at the hand of 66-year-old john charles villiers-farrow, the brother of actress and humanitarian activist mia farrow. >> it appears the victims came forward, and it takes a lot of courage to come forward with this type of investigation. >> reporter: the investigation was begun

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